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Any Advice On Talking To The Doctor When I Go In For My Colonoscopy
Visiting GI doc for the first time before the colonoscopy. Does it usually just talk about the procedure or will he also examine me for my problems?
I've been on a high fibre diet at doctors advice because of condition that waiting on colonoscopy to determine. Now stool has U digested vegi's often. Is it because high fibre? Does it matter? Stay with same fibre intake or could it be harmful?
Of course, Hi-fiber=: lots of plant material (cellulose of cell wall, not membranes), which humans cannot break down (ruminant animals use bacteria in stomach to do this). Thus this material adds bulk, is filling, binds water & ?es transit, helps prevent constipation, possibly colon cancers & diverticuli (if don't delay evacuation too long). ...Read more
I want to do a colon cleanse. My father had a colonoscopy, is it safe to follow his doctor's advice: 10mg of ducolax and 238g of Miralax w/ 64 oz. ?
While: It could be safe, only a doctor can prescribe such treatment with knowledge of your medical history ...Read more
I'm in hospital doc don't seen to be listening gab if could get advice I has a colonoscopy which lead to a perform bowel, belly now swollen temp spike?
Drainage needed: For the most part colonoscopy is a well tolerated procedure with little if any complication. Occassionally if a small lesion is biopsied, the biopsy forceps takes too deep a bite and a small pinhead performation can occur. Leakage of fecal material causes abscess. Antibiotics needed and abdominal scan to define any collection also required. This would suggest whether drainage required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colonoscopy Wednesday, Dr didn't talk to me, only told my sister it went well. Nurse didn't tell me much just that a biopsy was done.why so tight lipp?
I need to take colonoscopy. I am so afraid I am having anxiety attacks. Who can I talk to professionally that can help me?
Gastoenterologist: The thought of an endoscopy is terrifying to most patients so don't feel bad. I usually encourage my patients to either ask myself or the gastroenterologist who will be performing the procedure. They should be willing to answer your questions. If they won't answer your questions use a different doctor. ...Read more
Scheduled a colonoscopy. Chose twilight sedation. Gastro commented on patient that kept talking and had to sedate a lot, hard to wake up. Oversadation?
Anything possible: Some people react adversely or excessively to doses of sedatives that do not affect others. Have no idea what happened in the situation you describe. Ask the doctor. ...Read more
Had a colonoscopy done on the 8th of may and i feel bloated and i've lost weight should I be concerned? Should i go see my doctor?
I had a lower colonoscopy and the doctors found nothing abnormal.I still have a fair amount of blood after going the toilet.Should I go back ?
Colorectal Surgeon: The bleeding you describe (despite a normal colonoscopy, which does not view the anal canal well) is most likely the result of either internal hemorrhoids or an anal fissure, both of which are often easily treated. I would strongly advise you to see a colorectal surgeon who can diagnose the problem and most likely treat it with either medication or a simple office procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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